2 edition of Reducing illicit drug use in the highlands of East Asia found in the catalog.
Reducing illicit drug use in the highlands of East Asia
by United Nations International Drug Control Programme, Regional Centre for East Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok
Written in English
|Statement||evaluation team, Mark E. Barrett ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Barrett, Mark E., United Nations International Drug Control Programme. Regional Centre for East Asia and the Pacific.|
|LC Classifications||Microfiche 2001/63829 (H)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||92|
|LC Control Number||00365522|
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Preventing illicit drug use and abuse involves communications strategies that should take into consideration the social, cultural and economic back-grounds of the target population groups.
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Drug use remains a problem in the region, particularly in opium growing communities. A new book of photographs on the Golden Triangle by former UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Alessandro Scotti shows the human tragedy of addiction.
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